When Should Surgery Be Discussed with Sleep Apnea Patients?

An update to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine clinical practice guideline acknowledges the expanding evidence for surgical interventions for sleep apnea. But some physicians think the guideline doesn’t go far enough. By Jane Kollmer CPAP is the gold standard treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but when patients struggle with CPAP adherence, surgery may … Read more

Type 2 Diabetes? Hypertension? Get Tested for Sleep Apnea!

thesleepdoctor.com is reader-supported. We could earn a fee via merchandise bought utilizing hyperlinks on this web page. If you happen to endure from kind 2 diabetes or hypertension, try to be evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea by a doctor who’s board-certified in sleep drugs. It is a recommendation not too long ago issued for the … Read more

Sleep Apnea Drug Candidate Developer Incannex to Acquire RLS Therapy Candidate Developer APIRx

Incannex Healthcare Limited (IHL), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing medicinal cannabis pharmaceutical products and psychedelic medicine therapies for unmet medical needs including a drug candidate for obstructive sleep apnea, has executed a term sheet with binding commercial terms to wholly acquire APIRx Pharmaceutical USA LLC. It is subject to shareholder approval. APIRx is a biotechnology … Read more

Underdiagnosis of Sleep Apnea Is a Problem That Tech Can Fix

Advances in home sleep testing may chip away at the number of people who remain undiagnosed while capturing a more accurate calculation of the apnea hypopnea index. By Jane Kollmer There are many barriers that prevent patients from receiving an accurate diagnosis of sleep apnea, says Amir Reuveny, PhD, CEO and co-founder of Wesper, maker … Read more